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Bruern

Bruern
Bruern is located in Oxfordshire
Bruern
 Bruern shown within Oxfordshire
Population 62 (2001 census)[1]
OS grid reference
Civil parish Bruern
District West Oxfordshire
Shire county Oxfordshire
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district OX7
Police Thames Valley
Fire Oxfordshire
Ambulance South Central
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament Witney
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Oxfordshire

Bruern or Bruern Abbey is a hamlet and civil parish on the River Evenlode about 6 miles (9.7 km) north of Burford in West Oxfordshire.

Cistercian Abbey

House on the Bruern Abbey site.

In 1147 Nicholas Basset founded a Cistercian Abbey here[2] as a daughter house of Waverley Abbey in Surrey. The Abbey owned property in west Oxfordshire, east Gloucestershire and at Priddy in Somerset.[3] In 1382 the abbey also bought the manor of Fifield, Oxfordshire.[3] The abbey was dissolved in October 1536.[3]

After the dissolution the Abbey became the property of Sir Anthony Cope of bay vaulted chamber which may be a remnant of the original abbey buildings.[5]

References

  1. ^ "Area selected: West Oxfordshire (Non-Metropolitan District)". Neighbourhood Statistics: Full Dataset View.  
  2. ^ Page, 1907, page 59
  3. ^ a b c Page, 1907, pages 59-61
  4. ^ Sherwood & Pevsner, 1974, pages 499-500
  5. ^ Sherwood & Pevsner, 1974, page 500

Sources

  • New, Anthony (1985). A Guide to the Abbeys of England And Wales. London: Constable. p. 80–81.  
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  • Sherwood, Jennifer;  
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